WEATHER: Windy, with highs in the upper 20s and a chance of flurries.
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Poll shows Obama, O'Malley approval remains strong: Maryland's predominantly Democratic voters continue to approve of the jobs being done by President Barack Obama and Gov. Martin O'Malley and support an assault weapons ban, according to a new poll released today.
Arundel police corporal says, 'You don't tell Mr. Leopold no': An Anne Arundel County police corporal told a judge that County Executive John R. Leopold told him to watch a cash box at a political fundraiser, to plant campaign signs for him, and to compile a dossier on his 2010 challenger.
RAVENS: Minutes after toppling the Patriots in the AFC championship, Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell pointed out that his collaboration with Joe Flacco is just beginning.
Peter Schmuck: Joe Flacco has swum through that quagmire of public doubt and come out clean, only to face a whole new level of scrutiny and comparison when Flacco gets to New Orleans.
TERPS: Going down to the last minute, Maryland escaped with a 64-59 victory over Boston College at Comcast Center that helped the Terps avoid their fourth loss in five games.
Baltimore vs. San Francisco: While the next few weeks will be filled with (actual) football-based comparisons between the Ravens and the 49ers, we decided to compare the two cities instead.
From b: We invited ourselves into five Baltimore musicians' and artists' living spaces, and asked them to share the stories behind some of their favorite stuff. The items range from unexpected (a freezer full of ground beef) to otherworldly. Come on in.